Sunday, March 17, 2013

I confess...I was a bad ass child.

Hallo meine Lieben,

I hope you are all enjoying your Sunday.
I thought my confessions today should have a theme...and because I don't have much else to confess at the moment I decided to do a little time travel and tell you some things about my childhood.


I would say I was almost as bad-ass as this pretty cool lion here. I was fearless and lawless, my life as a six-year old could not have been more dangerous. See for yourself.

Number 1.

I was a thief.

A pretty cold blooded one. I went to the hair dresser with my Mom. I had to wait. I got bored. I read a magazine. I found a cool iron-on picture in the magazine and decided that I would love to have a t-shirt with this bad ass kitty cat on it. Fearless as I was I got the picture out of the magazine with my sweaty hands and put it in my coat. I felt so adventurous. 
When we got home I got so scared and felt so guilty that I started to cry and told my Mom everything. She laughed at me but let me bring it back the next day. They let me keep it. 

Number 2.

I was a rowdy.

When I was in Grundschule (German elementary school) my friend Susi and I beat up the school bully together because he was always mean to a friend of us. Needless to say, we won. 

Number 3.

I was dirty.

One of my best friends in Grundschule had a huge mud hole behind his house. We spent every afternoon in there. Every time my Dad picked me up from there he had to wrap me in a blanket because I was too dirty to be transported in the car without protection. 

Number 4.

I was wounded. 

I don't know how I did that but I always succeeded in hurting myself. I often came back home bleeding from several wounds. But I can proudly say that I never had a broken bone. A concussion, yes. But no broken bone. 

Number 5.

I was fearless but not heartless. 

I always loved animals and my parents and I offered our home to lots of homeless animals in need. I rescued a cat from an abusive guy in our town, a bird from the street. Animals rock.

Do you have something to confess? Happy Sunday!





20 comments:

  1. Dang, they breed 'em badass in Germany apparently!! :D Good for you for always sticking up for animals. Your parents raised you right!! When I was a kid we caught some wild baby bunnies and took them back to the woods so they wouldn't get run over in the neighborhood. But I cried when we let them go because I wanted a pet so badly!! :)

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    1. Haha, yeah, it seems so! :)
      Animals have always been important to me. And will always be. I rescued animals together with my parents when I was a child. We always had some animals in need at home. :)
      I totally understand your feelings! I would have cried too! But awesome that you rescued them!

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  2. Haha. This is great! I feel as though my six year old self would have been terrified of your six year old self. ;-)

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    1. Haha, I was a pretty nice kid! :) Glad you like it though!

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  3. Sounds like a great childhood to me! I grew up in Saudi Arabia so I was always off in the desert finding lizards and scorpions and hiding in caves. Surprisingly though I was still a girly girl.

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    1. I know I said that before but I think it is so fascinating that you grew up in Saudi Arabia! And I love the lizard and scorpion story! Haven't you been scared at all? :) I mean, lizards okay but scorpions can be poisonous!

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  4. You were rad back then as you are now! ;D And you must have been the sweetest looking thief, haha! I stole a couple of things at a grocery store once and felt terribly guilty afterwards ... I don't remember ever telling my mom, though :/.

    Have a wonderful week, sweet Katrin! And thank you so much for entering my giveaway! :D Btw, the prize is a sticker and a pin, too.

    Tight hugs!

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    1. I can imagine how guilty you felt! I think all in all I was a pretty nice kid. Haha.

      Your giveaway is so awesome, Miki! I would loooove to win! Thanks again for doing this! Have a great week! Hugs!

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  5. I can picture you as one of the Norman Rockwell kids. at the moment, I'm picturing the one with the girl and a blackeye, very cute!

    honestly, I don't remember much of my childhood but I wish I could have been a little adventurous like you.

    have a great day.

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    1. I love this comparison, Lissa! You are so sweet!
      Thank you so much!
      Have a lovely day!

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  6. Love the thief-story, cause that's exactly what I love about you - that you're being so honest :) And for your love for animals, too.
    Your Grundschule-story is priceless!
    The biggest confession I have to make is that I didn't make it to not eat any chocolate till Easter which I was actually trying to do the past weeks. But who can blame me really for not making it? ;)

    Ich drücke dich gaaanz fest liebste Katrin. Ich hoffe, Du hattest ein tolles Wochenende.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Beate! You are so sweet!
      Haha, you make me laugh so much! I can never resist any candy, so I totally understand!
      Ich drueck Dich! Lass es Dir gutgehen, Liebes!

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  7. I love this! You were badass! :D

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  8. You are as cool and as that badass lion! :)

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    1. And you are sooo sweet Sara! Thank you!

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  9. I love that y'all beat up the school bully!

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  10. You were a thief?! Someone should've tossed you in the slammer for jacking that magazine page, haha.

    Truth is, I still take magazines from the doctors office :/

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    1. Haha, okay. Now you made me feel better. :)

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